COMMUNITY KINDERGARTENS — ENROLMENTS
442. Hon DONNA FARAGHER to the Minister for Education and
I refer to enrolment procedures for community
(1) Can the
minister confirm that the principal from the relevant linked school is required
to inform prospective parents of the option to enrol their child in a kindergarten
program at either the linked school or the community kindergarten and must
ensure that office staff provide similar advice?
(2) Can the
minister confirm that community kindergarten teachers can accept enrolment
applications and these can be kept on the community kindergarten premises until
the close of applications?
requirements are placed on principals to advise a community kindergarten's
parent management committee of enrolment numbers in a timely manner?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
requirements of principals of linked schools are set out in the operational
information for community kindergartens. It states —
Principals of the
manage enrolments in accordance with the Department's
Enrolment Policy in liaison with the community kindergarten teacher and advises
parent management committee of enrolment numbers and (with permission) names of